ERP Finance System specialist - Manufacturing

Posted 16 March by Elevation Recruitment Group Easy Apply
Elevation Senior Finance are currently working exclusively with a growing manufacturing business who are looking for an experienced ERP Finance System specialist.

Acting as the lead on Finance Business Processes and drawing in support from the wider finance community, and at the same time ensuring all interfaces between other modules and finance provide the financial information required to meet Statutory & Group reporting requirements. Once the design has been approved you will take ownership of the build, test, training and go live of the system solution.

Key duties and responsibilities will include:

Implementation:

-Understand the "as is" environment and provide functional expertise on the existing business practices
-Reconciliation of user requirements to the system capabilities
-Liaison between the project and end user community by acting as a mentor to them, keeping them informed of project progress and by providing a means for them to contribute and voice suggestions
-Represent the user interests in system design and software configuration decisions
-Design, configuration of and implementation of each systems module
-Identify and implement process improvements, particular high impact and return opportunities
-Under the guidance of the system consultants, document the solution in the form of Step by Step Guides, and train the users and validate the solution by transactional processing
-Document reasoning behind decisions taken; future business improvements projects will need to understand the logic of why software functionality is used in a certain way or not being used at all
-Identify and document of process gaps and report and data requirements
-Identify data conversion requirements to support their system functional area
-Generate the test scripts with test data and conduct functional and full business process end to end testing (Application Solution Test)
-Coordinate and oversee full business process end to end testing by the expert users (Customer Solution Test)

Post implementation Support:

-Provides first line support for all users within their department for Finance
-Provides informal, one-to-one coaching for other users for their identified role(s)
Attends additional training (or uses computer based training) when the need is identified
-Liaises closely with Project team contacts, providing feedback and input on user documentation to the project team
-Involved directly in user acceptance testing of the system - includes the generation of test scripts and scenarios, along with test data necessary
-Attends and takes an active part in user groups
Actively involved with system upgrade
-Tight linkage with Process Owner for their function
-Ensure any change in Group Financial Procedures or Systems are adopted / tested with respect to system and LGMH processes and systems

The successful candidate will need to be able to demonstrate the following skills and experiences:

-IT savvy, ideally with specific ERP expertise
-Extensive knowledge of the relevant finance business processes from AP/AR, Cash Applications, POV's in a Std Costing environment, to VAT/IntraStat and Statutory Accounts
-Ability to communicate with technical and business teams on all financial related matters and interfaces
-Good understand of scope and potential of IT to support business transformation
Elevation Accountancy & Finance is a specialist division of Elevation Recruitment focusing on the recruitment of talented Accountancy and Finance professionals across all levels, from Ledger Clerks through to Financial Directors. If you match the specified criteria and are interested in discussing the position in more detail, we would love to hear from you

Please visit our website at www.elevationrecruitmentgroup.com for more information on:

* Accountancy Jobs or Accountancy Recruitment
* Finance Jobs or Finance Recruitment

Reference: 34705523

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